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  • Texas Food Handler Certification


    This course has been approved by the Texas Department of State Health Services and satisfies the training requirement. Topics include but not limited to:

    • Food borne disease, its causes and prevention
    • Food service facilities
    • Personal hygiene and food handling practices
    • Management in the foodservice industry

    Establishments that serve food in Texas are required to have all personnel who come into contact with food be trained as a food handler. Our course is fully approved by the Texas Department of State Health Services for 2 Hours of education.

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Requirements To Complete

Certification Overview

Food handlers are required to obtain certification. In Texas, there are two levels of certification, the food protection manager certification and the food handlers’ certification. Every employee who comes into contact with food must be trained as a food handler. Training is valid for two years. The objectives of the food manager’s training program in Texas is to educate the food handlers, which provides more qualified employees, thereby reducing the risk of foodborne illness caused by improper food preparation and handling techniques.

The benefits to completing training include being able to become a food service manager, or the person in charge of the food service in a given establishment. Many employers will require this training prior to advancement. Certifications are good for three years, at which point the training must be taken again to receive a new card.

Expand your career opportunities and maintain your license with our online certification program.

Who Should Take This Course

The purpose of each course is to maintain, improve, or expand skills and knowledge obtained prior to initial licensure and/or to develop new and relevant skills and knowledge.

Each state, employer, and institution has different certification requirements and it is important to check to know what is required. It is important to keep a copy of your course completion certificate for your own records.

How It Works


Complete all provided coursework.


Access your certificate upon completion.